Marrisa Mayer – Grocery store to Yahoo


Marrisa Mayer is an American Executive in Information Technology, who was appointed as the CEO and President of Yahoo on July 2012. Under her leadership, Yahoo has transformed immensely and she has become one among the Names of famous people.

In 2013, she led Yahoo to acquire Tumblr (one of the most popular online blogging platform), that was one of the remarkable move.

Before attending Stanford University, she worked at a Grocery store. And after graduating from Stanford, she received 14 job offers including a teaching job at Carnegie Mellon University.

She joined Google as 20th employee in 1999 and was the company’s first female Engineer.

Mayer worked in Google products like Google Maps, Google Earth, Street view, Google News, Google Books, Google Product search and local search.

Mayer started Associate Product Manager program (APM) in Google, which aimed to recruit new talented Engineers and graduates to cultivate and train them for greater roles like Leaders within the company.

She continued her job as a vice President of Google Product Search until 2010.

She is one of the best paid executives, with a package of approx $42 million. With her good looks and good quality,  Glamour magazine named her as “Woman of the year” in 2009.

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